Children and families who were recruited needed to be eligible for Medicaid coverage due to their family income, had to reside in a rural area, had to receive at least two early intervention services, had to be receiving early intervention services for a minimum of six months, and had to have an individualized family service plan
that had been written within one month of the start of the study.
Down syndrome, blindness, cerebral palsy) that would make them automatically eligible for Part C services; (4) among children who have substantiated maltreatment, the proportion with a low score on a developmental measure does not differ markedly from those of children investigated but not found to have substantiated maltreatment; (5) maltreated children between 24 to 36 months of age have relatively high levels of behavior problems reported by their caregivers; (6) a sizeable proportion of infants and toddlers with substantiated maltreatment were reported to have an Individualized Family Service Plan
(IFSP), reflecting eligibility for Part C services; (7) families are receiving parent training and family counseling services through Child Welfare Services or by referral.
It discusses symptoms relating to sleep, feeding, attention, sensory processing, and attachment/emotional functioning, and their assessment strategies; diagnosis; integrating assessment and diagnosis in an individualized family service plan
, individualized education plan, and a more comprehensive treatment plan that includes quality of life and relationship functioning; and individualized treatment planning with evidence-based research and empirically-based procedures for these symptoms, as well as anxiety disorder, depression, attentional problems, dyspraxia and developmental coordination disorder, and other issues.
The booklet guides parents through the process, including referral, intake meeting, coordination of services, screening, eligibility evaluation, assessment for programming, family needs assessment, writing an Individualized Family Service Plan
(IFSP), knowing the child's and family's legal rights, and transitioning as a part of early intervention.
At the Individualizing Inclusion in Child Care model demonstration sites, the routines-based interview is used to identify goals for the child's individualized family service plan
(IFSP) or individualized education plan (IEP).